Tarangire National Park

Local nameTarangire National Park
LocationDodoma, Tanzania

Tarangire National Park is the sixth largest national park in Tanzania, it is located in Manyara Region. The name of the park originates from the Tarangire River that crosses the park. The Tarangire River is the primary source of fresh water for wild animals in the Tarangire Ecosystem during the annual dry season. The Tarangire Ecosystem is defined by the long-distance migration of wildebeest and zebras. During the dry season thousands of animals concentrate in Tarangire National Park from the surrounding wet-season dispersal and calving areas.

It covers an area of approximately 2,850 square kilometers The landscape is composed of granitic ridges, river valley, and swamps. Vegetation is a mix of Acacia woodland, Commiphora-Combretum woodland, seasonally flooded grassland, and Baobab trees.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tarangire_National_Park

Official Website http://www.tanzaniaparks.com/tarangire.html

Coordinates -4°18'14.256" N 36°7'39.86" E

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